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About Climate focus

Climate Focus is a pioneering international advisory company committed to the development of policies, methodologies, programmes and projects that mitigate and adapt to the impacts of climate change.

Highlighted publications

PMR Carbon Tax Guide: A Handbook for Policy Makers
This publication, prepared by Climate Focus and its partners, has the dual purpose of providing support as well as a practical tool for policy makers and other policy leaders and influencers.
Eliminating Deforestation from the Cocoa Supply Chain
This new report describes overarching principles and key strategies which companies, governments and NGOs can implement to lay the groundwork for deforestation-free production in the cocoa sector.
The Commodities and Forests Agenda 2020: Ten Priorities to Remove Tropical Deforestation from Commodity Supply Chains
This report prepared by Climate Focus and published by Tropical Forest Alliance 2020 is intended to serve as a framework for action to accelerate progress in addressing commodity-driven deforestation.

Highlighted project

New York Declaration on Forests (NYDF) Progress Assessment
Climate Focus, in collaboration with the NYDF Assessment Partners, has begun working on the third edition of the NYDF Progress Assessment Report, which focuses on climate finance for forest action.

Recent projects

Climate Focus and its partners are supporting the Ministry of Environment of Energy of Costa Rica (MINAE) in the design of an...
An initiative led by Climate Focus and Koru Climate analyses options for taking elements of the CDM forward and provide a...
Climate Focus is working on a project that provides an analysis of climate, environment and socio-economic impacts of beef...

Announcements

05 May 2017
Climate Focus is pleased to announce the recent publication of a new report which identifies features and implications of Parties’ nationally determined contributions (NDCs) under the Paris Agreement that are relevant to the design and use of carbon markets in the context of Article 6.2.
04 May 2017
Thursday, 11 May 2017 | 4.45pm - 6.15pm | Room 113 We warmly invite you to come and join us at our side event for the pre-launch of a new publication offering insights from African practitioners and policy makers on linking CDM projects with climate finance from the Green Climate Fund (GCF).

News

26 September 2017
We are delighted to announce that this report is now available. Published to coincide with Climate Week NYC 2017, the report proposes a set of priorities to address commodity-driven deforestation.
25 September 2017
Defining additionality under the new mechanism of Article 6.4 will be crucial in determining whether if any or which of these programmes will get what, and how.
21 September 2017
Climate Focus continues to work on sustainable cocoa, focusing on identifying the incentives required for smallholder cocoa farmers to produce forest and climate-smart cocoa.
21 September 2017
Climate Focus has carried out an extensive review of the Gold Standard's new standard, the 'Gold Standard for the Global Goals' ("GS4GG"), regarding new requirements for all Gold Standard projects.